Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023



IMD predicts another cyclonic circulation in South Andaman sea, days after Cyclone Mandous wreaks havoc in TN

December 12, 2022 11:35 am

Under its influence, heavy and fairly widespread rainfall is likely to occur over Andaman and Nicobar on December 14 and 15

Chennai Weather News Highlights: Heavy downpour batters Chennai; schools closed in affected area

December 13, 2022 8:23 am

Tamil Nadu Cyclone News, Chennai Weather Highlights: For the next 24 hours, sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy with intermittent spells of moderate rain.

Cyclone Mandous aftermath: Heavy rains witnessed in southern Andhra Pradesh

December 10, 2022 10:51 am

Cyclone alert messages have been sent through common alert protocol (CAP) to as many as 89 lakh subscribers spread across the six districts which are likely to be affected due to heavy rains during December 8-10, according to official information.

Cyclone Mandous crosses Tamil Nadu coast: Top developments

December 12, 2022 6:40 am

Cyclone Mandous is expected to gradually weaken, but will bring rainfall to several parts of Tamil Nadu. Here's are the top developments.

Cyclonic storm Mandous brings rainfall in Tamil Nadu

December 11, 2022 7:37 am

Cyclone Mandous in Tamil Nadu: The IMD said Doppler weather radars are monitoring the cyclone which weakened into a cyclonic storm on December 9 after being a severe cyclonic storm for less than 24-hours and it now lay at about 260 km south-southeast of Chennai and 180 km east-northeast of Karaikal.

Chennai corporation braces for Cyclone Mandous; heavy rain predicted

December 08, 2022 4:17 pm

The public have been asked to contact the 1913 helpline for any grievances. They can also dial 044-25619206, 044-25619207 and 044-25619208 or WhatsApp 9445477205.

Tamil Nadu Cyclone Mandous Highlights: 4 killed in rain-related incidents; cyclone weakens; flight services affected; rainfall forecast in Karnataka

December 11, 2022 6:58 am

Cyclone Mandous Highlights: Under Cyclone Mandous's influence, the IMD has predicted heavy rainfall in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu on Saturday.

Cyclone Sitrang remnant heads to Northeast India, rainfall and windy conditions till Tuesday evening: IMD

October 26, 2022 9:23 am

Cyclone Sitrang will cause widespread moderate to heavy rainfall over Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Tripura today.

Cyclone Sitrang Live Updates: Rain lashes Northeast as Sitrang weakens into low pressure area; 24 dead in Bangladesh

October 25, 2022 6:24 pm

Cyclone Sitrang 2022 Live Updates: The storm crossed the Bangladesh coast near Barisal between 9.30 pm and 11.30 pm on Monday, causing moderate to heavy rain and squally weather in parts of West Bengal.

Cyclone expected to hit Bangladesh on Tuesday morning: IMD

October 23, 2022 8:14 am

The coastal districts of Odisha and West Bengal will receive widespread heavy rainfall till October 25. Moderate to heavy intensity rainfall is likely over Assam, Meghalaya on Monday.


Cyclone Gulab hits Odisha, Andhra coasts; relief, rescue teams on alert

September 26, 2021 10:46 pm

Cyclone Gulab, that began its landfall process on Sunday evening, is likely to cross North Andhra Pradesh-South Odisha coasts between Kalingapatnam and Gopalpur with a maximum sustained wind speed of 75-85 kmph gusting to 96 kmph.

Mozambique: More than 1 lakh at risk after second cyclone in 6 weeks

April 29, 2019 4:06 pm

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction. One death has been confirmed so far and 160,000 people are at risk, with more torrential rain forecast for the days ahead.

Cyclone Idai claims more than 1,000 lives in Zimbabwe, Mozambique

March 22, 2019 6:58 am

The cyclone hit land near Beira on Thursday and moved inland throughout the weekend, leaving heavy rains in its trail on Tuesday. More rural areas remained unaccessible.

Cyclone Titli claims 16 lives in Odisha, 8 in Andhra Pradesh

October 15, 2018 10:55 am

As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border last week, at least sixteen people were killed in Odisha and eight people in Andhra Pradesh till now.

Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia

April 22, 2015 9:07 am

The storm has pounded Sydney and other parts of New South Wales state since Monday.

The Big Picture: After the waves pulled back

December 21, 2014 12:05 pm

Two natural disasters struck the coast of Tamil Nadu, both in the month of December — one, a cyclone 50 years ago, and the other, the tsunami of 2004.


Dyson Cyclone V10, JBL BoomBox and Zebronics Closic Mirror: 3 offbeat gadgets

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

We look at three gadgets that are different but still worth recommending. The Dyson Cyclone V10 absolute pro cordless vacuum cleaner, JBL BoomBox and Zebronics Closic Mirror have unique features, but still good enough to make for good buys.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.